Taught course

English Language Teaching

Nottingham Trent University · School of Arts and Humanities

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Entry requirements

You will need the following:

  • a UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent.
  • two years' full-time English language teaching / TESOL experience (or equivalent).

Alternatively, we accept five years' English language teaching/TESOL experience without a degree (non-graduates).

Months of entry


Course content

This course is designed for experienced English as a Foreign Language teachers, who are seeking opportunities to enhance their professional development and career opportunities.

The profile of course participants is very international, including most recently Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Mexico, Poland, Switzerland and the UK.

This course integrates the theoretical and practical aspects of English language teaching. It aims to develop your in-depth knowledge and understanding of the links between teaching, academic research, and theories of language learning and teaching.

Our teaching methods encourage active participation in group work, discussion and exchange of ideas, with the aim of developing students’ critical and analytical skills. We value the range of perspectives that students from different socio-cultural contexts bring to teaching and learning.

We provide one-to-one help with assignment and dissertation writing and are always happy to make appointments with students who want to talk privately about their work and progress.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. Candidtaes must score IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in speaking and listening.

Fees and funding

Please see https://www.ntu.ac.uk/study-and-courses/postgraduate/fees-and-funding for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

FT & PT programmes leading to MA in ELT

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0)115 941 8418